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Three Guidelines for Meaningful Microlearning

Allen Interactions

By ELLEN BURNS-JOHNSON, Instructional Designer / @ELLENBJOHNSON L ast week, my Studio Executive and I visited a client in California. The meeting went well, so to celebrate, she and I went out for tapas. microlearning microlearning examples

The Differences Between eLearning and Distance Learning

Your Training Edge

There are lots of terms out there when it comes to new styles of learning. If you’re looking to create new courses or new methods to deliver training, it can feel over complicated. What’s the difference between eLearning and distance learning? Does it even matter? Which is better?

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What I Learned at LSCon

Experiencing eLearning

I had a great experience at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference last week. The days were long, but the time was really valuable. My own session on Avoiding Voice Over Script Pitfalls went very well. I had a very active, engaged audience. We even had a voice over artist and an editor attending, which was perfect for my session. I’ve had some requests to give a virtual version of my session, so stay tuned for that.

Virtual Reality in Corporate Training

Upside Learning

Earlier this year while visiting the Learning Technologies show in London, one thing that stood out for me was the advent of virtual reality (VR) on the corporate training scene. At least five different vendors on the exhibition floor had VR headsets to showcase their VR work in the training domain. Reconfirming the trend, the […]. eLearning augmented reality types of vr solutions use of vr Virtual reality virtual reality in corporate training

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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Reflecting on Learning Solutions 2017

Axonify

Axonify was literally EVERYWHERE during the Learning Solutions 2017 Conference! Our team hosted 6 sessions, including a rousing game of The Family Feud—L&D Edition. We had great conversations with some amazing L&D practitioners at the expo. Heck, we were even the wifi password!

Become the Google of Learning in 6 Steps

InSync Training

BYTE Session Recap. As we start to build our relationship with our learners, we want to ensure they turn to us and our resources when they encounter a challenge or have a question on the job. How do we do that?

Visuals and Visual Thinking

Association eLearning

Logos, billboards, icons, infographics, memes, and other visuals are everywhere. A picture is supposedly worth a thousand words. tldr” (too long, didn’t read) is an all too common acronym.

Adaptive or just good design?

Clark Quinn

A few posts ago, I wrote about how we might be rushing too fast into cognitive computing. Not that there’s anything wrong with augmenting us, but I was wondering if we’d be better off focusing on developing our non-cognitive systems first. And, of course, it occurred to me after a conversation that there might be another example of this ‘tech fix before smart fix’ problem: adaptive learning over good design. Is this a tech solution to the wrong problem?

The Top 7 Features Your LMS Must Have

An LMS has the power to enhance training effectiveness, and improve business outcomes. The key is knowing which features will enable your organization to get there. This guide will help ensure your LMS is capable of meeting your learning objectives.

No One Left Behind: Driving Performance within a Deskless Workforce

Axonify

If there is one thing we’ve learned, it is that a single decision by an employee can make a huge impact on the organization (positive or negative).

How to Create E-Learning Course

Geenio

I will let you in on a little secret: building online courses is simpler than you think.

Mobile Technologies Increases The Impact Of Classroom Learning: Three Top Concerns And The Solution

G-Cube

Technology-aided learning has helped in providing learners access to learning – as per their needs. With learning available on mobile devices and a lot of new methodologies like gamification being adopted, the relevance of classroom learning is still not diminishing.

Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine

Raptivity

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with approximately 467 million members across the globe. It can offer a great networking experience to eLearning professionals and can also lead to new business or career opportunities. LinkedIn is a powerful tool to promote your brand (could be your company or you as a professional) amongst thousands of like minded professionals, decision makers, partners, talent seekers, or customers.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Oh, the Places Learning Happens

CLO Magazine

Connecting people to information and opportunities to develop professionally is a value that is deeply interwoven into Thomson Reuters Corp.’s s vision for the future, said Michele Isaacs, vice president and global head of learning and development for the company.

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How To Be An Effective Leader During A Crisis

Dashe & Thomson

by Emily Walters , guest author. Leadership Project Management/Project Delivery

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

Have you ever watched Bob Ross paint, amazed by how the piece is taking shape? Have you ever watched Bobby Flay pan sear a ribeye to perfection? What do Bobby Flay and Bob Ross have in common? They use the best tool available for the job.

How to Remove the Background From an Image

Visual Lounge

The other day, I was working on a presentation. I was trying to come up with a way to add a logo and few icons into PowerPoint. But there was a problem. The images all had different background colors, and I needed them to all have a uniform look. Maybe you’ve been there too.

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The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Microlearning Should Be Mobile-first

CLO Magazine

Imagine learning a new leadership skill while waiting to board a plane. You watch a reenactment of a common managerial dilemma. The video plays vertically, allowing you to hold your phone naturally. It ends with a challenge: How should the protagonist give negative feedback?

Articulate Storyline Templates for Auto Mechanics

eLearning Brothers

These days, cars are an important commodity. Though the form and exact role these vehicles play in our lives is shifting and evolving, we will always have need for transportation.

Resources from Texas Distance Learning Association Keynote

Kapp Notes

Here are some resources related to gamification and, more importantly, thinking like a game designer when creating instruction from my fun keynote with everyone form the Texas Distance Learning Association.

How to Develop & Reinforce Leadership Training Programs

Mindmarker

Too many companies strive to reinforce training, but make one critical mistake: Reinforcement is not retraining. You cannot construct an effective reinforcement program by pushing all information to your learners at once.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

Blend East and West for Effective Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Learning in the East comes with cultural frameworks that are fundamentally distinct from Western learning paradigms. To develop effective leaders, learning leaders must not only understand those differences, they must respect them.

Why every company should consider training the extended enterprise

Matrix

You know how the saying goes: It takes a village to raise a child. I don’t know who was the first to figure this out, but boy was that a wise person!

Explore, discover, learn

Learning with e's

Aldrin on the moon - July 1969 Many of my greatest childhood heroes were explorers.

Book Writing Tips

Kapp Notes

Recently a number of great folks I know in the L&D field have indicated they are working on a book. Writing a book is a great experience. Writing helps me clarify thoughts, focus my ideas and explore content. The writing process connects concepts in my mind together in deep meaningful ways.

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Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.